What's on inWatford

Welcome to Watford

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Watford - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Watford to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Watford

14
FEB
All Night Workers
The Half Moon

The All Night Workers bring a celebration of classic Memphis soul to The Half Moon Putney. Bring your dancing shoes and some hankies too as we move your feet and melt your hearts. A great night out guaranteed. Originally established in Twickenham…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02087 809383
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14
FEB
Miniature insect worlds
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pm.For 5 years: create your own miniature version of James giant peach. Fill a clear sphere with some of your bug creations made out of pipe cleaners and craft materials. £2.50 per participant plus Museum entry.Both adults and children…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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14
FEB
Miss Hope Springs
Crazy Coqs

Miss Hope Springs live at the piano with her Hot Jazz Combo on bass and percussion returns to the Crazy Coqs for a new once monthly Sunday residency. Singing songs from her acclaimed all original self‐penned repertoire and telling hysterical stories from…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07825 837274
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14
FEB
Pure London
London Olympia

. Pure London is the UKs most dynamic fashion and footwear gathering where over 700 brands emerging designers and market‐leading labels meet.Get your free ticket.Booking : http:atnd.it43103‐1…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 02030 332015
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14
FEB
The Black Cat Valentine's at RAH RAH ROOM
Rah Rah Room,

Join us at the RAH RAH ROOM for a fantastic evening of burlesque cabaret & acrobatics.Celebrate cupids feast with an evening of opulent fine dining and spectacular performances created by The Black Cat Cabaret at a recently refurbished historic vaudeville theatre in…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07811 352309
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14
FEB
Valentine's Day
Grosvenor Casino Russell Square

3 course meal from 7pm until 11pm with entertainment from 8pm by Keri Arrindel. GBP 24.95 per person with complimentary glass of Prosecco. Artists Speakers: Keri ArrindelCategory: Food Drink Restaurants…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02078 331881
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14
FEB
Valentine's Day at The Comedy Tree
The Comedy Tree

Special Valentines Day show featuring Earl Okin Greg Burns Stefano Paolini and Pete Jonas as MC. La La Brasserie Basement W6 9DT. Doors 7:30pm Late Bar unt...Celebrate this Valentines Day in London with dinner for two and a brilliant night of comedy…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02070 417312
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14
FEB
Valentine's Day Dirty Dancing Party 2016
The Academy Mews Studios

This Valentines day have the time of your life at our Dirty Dancing themed party. Bring your darling in and learn how to dance like Johnny and Baby in the movie The party includes a 60‐minute dance class open dancing . In…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07895 664100
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14
FEB
Valentine's Day Opera Gala
Conway Hall

Ilona Domnich soprano Mario Sofroniou tenor Simon Wallfisch baritone Simon Callaghan piano Mozart: Ein Mdchen oder Weibchen Die Zauberflte Mozart: Papageno and Papageno Die Zauberflte Verdi: Caro Nome Rigoletto Verdi: E Il Sol DellAnima Rigoletto Bizet: Leilas Aria Les Pcheurs…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02074 051818
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14
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Valentine's Day Special
Grosvenor Casino Golden Horseshoe

. At Grosvenor Golden Horseshoe Casino the 14th February is more than Valentines Day; its a weekend of romance. If you havent started thinking about your plans yet its time to start.The Golden Horseshoe Casino is your destination for a perfect Valentines…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07860 182422
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14
FEB
As You Like It
Olivier Theatre

As You Like It at Olivier Theatre in London on Sunday 14 February 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch As You Like It…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
FEB
Basketmouth
Eventim Apollo

Basketmouth at Eventim Apollo in London on Sunday 14 February 2016. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison service. …

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
FEB
Brett Eldredge
KOKO Camden

Brett Eldredge at KOKO Camden in London on Sunday 14 February 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Brett Eldredge live in the knowledge…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
FEB
Cirque du Soleil Amaluna
Royal Albert Hall

Cirque du Soleil Amaluna at Royal Albert Hall in London on Sunday 14 February 2016. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
FEB
Close to You Bacharach Reimagined
Criterion Theatre

Close to You Bacharach Reimagined at Criterion Theatre in London on Sunday 14 February 2016. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
FEB
Jersey Boys
Piccadilly Theatre

Internationally acclaimed hit musical Jersey Boys tells the remarkable story of the Four Seasons rise to fame.The Four Seasons are one of the most successful rock n roll groups of all time and Jersey Boys…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
FEB
Stomp
Ambassadors Theatre

Stomp is a percussion theatre company that employs day to day tools and objects as well as the body itself to create various sounds that complement modern stage movement. The tools used for the show…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
FEB
The Lion King
Lyceum

The musical The Lion King brings to life the story of young Simbas challenge to fulfil his destiny as king of the lions and defeat his tyrannical uncle in the process.The show features the enchanting…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
FEB
The Play That Goes Wrong
Duchess Theatre London

The Play That Goes Wrong at Duchess Theatre London in London on Sunday 14 February 2016. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
FEB
The Wedding Reception
Kingsway Hall Hotel

The Wedding Reception at Kingsway Hall Hotel in London on Sunday 14 February 2016. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

15
FEB
15th annual Advances and Progress in Drug Design
Holiday Inn Kensington Forum

This event will focus on enabling biophysical tools and highlight key advancements in protein‐based drug discovery with new areas of discussion including: Small molecules in drug design ‐ A look at novel inhibitors and favourable protein‐fragment interactions. The talks on strategic designs…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: +44(0)2078 276180
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Backhouse To The Future
The Social

Andy Backhouse presentsBACKHOUSE TO THE FUTUREFeaturing live performances from:OhBoyBo EnRob BraveryPlus special guest DJ set by Everything EverythingTicket price: GBP 6 All profit from the event will be donated to the charity War ChildTICKETSAndy Backhouse is the presenter of the SRA Selector…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07737 628638
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FEB
Code, Robotics and Tech
Halcyon International School

. Learn incredible and critical new skills in a collaborative and fun environment with Fire Tech Camp. One of the UKs leading providers of tech holiday activities we are in London this February at Halcyon School near Marble Arch and at the…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02071 934002
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15
FEB
Feb Shed
Chickenshed

These brilliant week‐long workshops will explore and develop a wide range of performance skills involving drama dance singing and story‐making. Parents and friends will be invited in on the final afternoon to see a performance.Everyone is welcome regardless of experience. …

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02082 929222
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FEB
Howard Samuels
Crazy Coqs

Last year Howard Samuels Lucy Dixon and Gary Jerry performed their Fran Landesman cabaret Invade my Privacy at Crazy Coqs to sell out houses. This year Howard is delighted to return with his solo cabaret Live and Tripping. Covering the waterfront from…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07825 837274
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FEB
King Dude @ The Lexington
The Lexington

Reverent as it is prophetic and stark King Dude has previously shared his spiritual visions with releases on Dais Avant Bathetic Clan Destine and Vn records. Pulling together the biblical sound and isolation of the bygone days of revelation with an atmosphere…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07826 855848
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Peach party
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

10.30am 12.00pm 2.00pm and 3.30pm.For 5 years: a complete peach of a party One hour of creepy‐crawly party games and prizes. £2 per participant plus Museum entry.We recommend pre‐booking as workshops can sell out in advance. Please give us a call on…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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FEB
RNA Therapaeutics
Holiday Inn Kensington Forum

Bringing new concepts of functionalised nano particles for targeted delivery SMis 7th annual RNA Therapeutics conference will feature a mix of case study‐led presentations panel debates interactive workshops and keynote addresses tailored for an audience of professionals and research scientists looking to…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +4402078 276162
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Tango dance classes for Beginners @ Euston
St Aloysius Social Club

Our classes are available as a full course recommended or as drop‐inLearn the basics of Argentine Tango... in a friendly relaxed environment with professional teachers no dance partner necessary no other dance experience required all ages welcome£12 pp for a single drop‐in…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07530 493826
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FEB
Tarek Abdallah and Adel Shams El Din
Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall

Songlines returns to the Elgar Room with two fantastic acts from the Middle East. Tarek Abdallah and Adel Shams el Din Egypt headline the Elgar Room having released one of Songlines albums of 2015 Wasla.Originally from Alexandria but currently based in France…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02075 898212
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Tourist Attractions


Butterfly World

After a winter packed full of developments, Butterfly World near St Albans is ready to open its wings and amaze visitors this Spring. From 29th April 2010, phase II of this ever‐evolving project, due to complete in 2011 with the opening of the massive biodome , will…

De Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre

The De Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre is the oldest of it's type in Britain today, which was opened in 1959 to display the De Havilland Mosquito prototype. There is a comprehensive collection of 20 de Havilland aircraft, along with related memorabilia. The Aeroshop specialises in all…

St Albans Cathedral

The Cathedral and Abbey Church of Saint Alban is the seat of the Bishop of St Albans and serves the Diocese of St Albans in the counties of Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, the Borough of Luton and the London Borough of Barnet.The cathedral is a centre of worship and mission…

Veralamium Museum

Verulamium Museum is on the site of one of the major cities in Roman Britain, now an attractive park. Inside there are ‐ recreated Roman rooms ‐ hands‐on Discovery Areas ‐ video presentations ‐ touch screen databases ‐ some of the finest Roman mosaics…

A P Amusements

A P Amusements ‐ Amusement Park in Watford, . Contact venue on telephone number 01923256348 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

Abbey View Golf Course

Abbey View Golf Course ‐ golf course in St. Albans, Hertfordshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01727 868227 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Abbey View Golf Course golf courseclub.…

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